Atlanta people and places

Shia LaBeouf is in Georgia for a court appearance stemming from arrest

9:36 am Oct. 19, 2017

Shia LaBeouf came back to Georgia following a July arrest on charges of public drunkenness, disorderly conduct and obstruction. He’ll be fined $2,680, complete 100 hours of community service, sign up for anger management counseling and complete a drug/alcohol screening, Channel 2 reported.

LaBeouf hasn’t said much on his Twitter feed since apologizing for his behavior in Savannah, where he’d been filming a movie called “The Peanut Butter Falcon” when he got

Fox Business anchor Neil Cavuto celebrates a career milestone, personal growth

5:40 pm Oct. 18, 2017

Fox Business Network anchor Neil Cavuto beat Stage 4 cancer and was dealing with a multiple sclerosis diagnosis when he got some more great news from his doctors: he needed open-heart surgery. 

With hospitals finally in the rear-view mirror after his return a little over a year ago, Cavuto, who is also senior vice president and managing editor of business news for both Fox News and Fox Business, reflected on how weathering

VIDEO: What it’s like in Puerto Rico, a month after Hurricane Maria hit

5:41 pm Oct. 17, 2017

Mark Davis of the US Fish & Wildlife Service has been in Puerto Rico for about a week as part of the agency’s disaster response efforts. He and his colleagues have been responding to various needs, such as helping to distribute water and other supplies.

Agency staff members stayed through the storm to protect endangered Puerto Rican parrots by bringing them indoors and securing them in cages in concrete cages and

Want to meet Bo Derek? She’ll be in Atlanta on Thursday

4:36 pm Oct. 16, 2017

Actress and animal rights activist Bo Derek will be in Atlanta this week on behalf of Fix Georgia Pets, an organization committed to ending animal overpopulation (and the euthanasia that can unfortunately result) by supporting spaying/neutering programs statewide.

Bo will meet and greet two and four-legged friends at City Dog Market, 4244 Peachtree Rd NE in Brookhaven, at 12:30 p.m. Thursday. She has a line of pet care products, Bo

Where Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. were spotted on Saturday night

1:34 pm Oct. 16, 2017

Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. have been in Atlanta filming Marvel’s latest “Avengers” installation and took a little time out over the weekend to check out a spot in Midtown.

The two dined at Better Half, the restaurant that evolved from Zach and Cristina Meloy’s PushStart Kitchen Supper Club. (Former AJC dining critic John Kessler was a fan, calling the place “intriguing.“)

Captain America and Iron-Man, as they are known